Here is Tim Farley’s fantastic talk from TAM2012 about Skeptical Activism online. A must watch, and keep an eye out for rbutr at 9:44.
Tim Farley held a workshop on the first day of TAM2012 called “The Future of Skepticism Online: Crowd Sourced Activism”. He kindly gave me 10min to explain rbutr to everyone, and this is the video of that presentation…
This post is a tutorial on how to get started with rbutr. Either watch the video, or read the picture assisted text – your choice! Finding rebuttals Already Added to the System The idea behind rbutr is to sit there silently waiting until you read an article that you really want to see an opposing […]
Rebuttals are added to rbutr by our users. Anyone is free to connect any webpage to any other webpage at any time and indicate that one is a rebuttal of the other. The rebuttals in the system are then free to be voted on by other members so that the rubbish connections will be pushed […]
So there is this really strong visual in my head about what rbutr could achieve, and I want to render it in to some sort of beautiful 3d flying websites animation – only I can’t animate. So I have used what tools are available to me and created a mock-up version of it so that […]
See how easy it is to use the list of resources to add whole discussions to rbutr! See the list of lists here: http://blog.rbutr.com/2012/02/rebuttal-resources-for-contentious-subjects-seed-rbutr/
I have just filmed a second introduction video. It is a bit longer than the last as it also covers how content is added to rbutr. I will keep making new intro videos as the app evolves over time.
So we are fully aware of the age old chicken-egg problem that all small start up projects face online these days. We need our users to add content in order for there to be content for our users to use in order for rbutr to have any value. This is a real problem, and our […]